Welcome to the Bay Backpack, THE source for Chesapeake Bay education resources, field studies, trainings and funding opportunities for educators. Take some time to explore the pages of the Bay Backpack to discover ways to get your student’s feet wet and hands dirty. Read the blog for exciting project ideas for your school and tips on ways to integrate outdoor education into your curriculum. Be sure to sign-up for our newsletter to receive a monthly email with news and new resources.
Watch our informational video about Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience or MWEEs. MWEEs enable students to participate in hands-on environmental learning about the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Throughout the MWEE process, students develop a sense of environmental ethics and stewardship that are essential to the long-term sustainability of the Chesapeake Bay. The Bay Backpack, a resource designed to help educators provide meaningful watershed educational experiences or MWEEs to their students.
So take some time to pack your own Bay Backpack with resources and get your students outdoors!